• User
    Score

Overview

Director Andre Cayatte's first film in two years, Oeil pour Oeil (An Eye for an Eye) was adapted from a novel by Vahe Katcha. The scene is Lebanon, where doctor Curd Jurgens, worn out by a hard day, refuses to examine the wife of Folco Lulli. When the wife subsequently dies, Lulli holds Jurgens responsible. Stalking the doctor day and night, Lulli goads Jurgens into proving that he isn't neglectful. En route to a call at a remote desert outpost, the doctor discovers that his car has been sabotaged. Marooned in the middle of the desert, Jurgens meets his fate at the hands of Lulli in a scene straight out of Von Stroheim's Greed.

  1. Vahé Katcha

    Screenplay

  2. André Cayatte

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Curd Jürgens

    Curd Jürgens

  2. Folco Lulli

    Folco Lulli

  3. Lea Padovani

    Lea Padovani

  4. Paul Frankeur

    Paul Frankeur

Full Cast & Crew

An Eye for an Eye

Recommendations

We don't have enough data to suggest any movies based on An Eye for an Eye. You can help by rating movies you've seen.

Find out where to watch this on:

Facts

Original Title Oeil pour oeil

Status Released

Release Information

  • September 13, 1957
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 53m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Genres

Keywords

Content Score

79

Pump it up! We're close now.

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.